June 14, 2023 | 2:11 PM
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New York City is gearing up for the 50th anniversary of hip-hop this summer.
First up, Run DMC, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne, Ice Cube, the Sugarhill Gang and more will ring out at the Half-Century Gala at Yankee Stadium on Friday, August 11th.
A little over a month later, on Friday, Mariah Carey, Wu-Tang Clan and Mary J. Blige headlined New York’s Madison Square Garden for a half-century of the star-studded Hip-Hop Forever 50th Anniversary concert. The hit song will resound. September 15th.
The one-night-only event organized by Funk Flex will also feature fellow legends Maxwell, EPMD, Tyreese and Sean Paul.
If you need tickets to one of the hottest shows of the year, we’re here to help.
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At the time of article publication, tickets for the event start at $205, excluding the Vivid Seats fee.
Want to sit a little closer? Lower level seats are available for $301 net of fees.
Floor seats start at $475 excluding fees.
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Wu-Tang Clan Tour 2023
When not sharing the stage with Carey and Blige, Wu-Tang Clan will tour the US this fall with Nas and De La Soul.
Their 22 concert NY State Of Mind journey includes performances at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on September 27th and Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on September 29th.
A complete Wu-Tang Clan Concert Calendar including all tour dates, venues and ticket purchase links can be found here.
Hip Hop Forever 50th Lineup
Funk Flex knows how to put on a show.
Take a closer look at all the acts lined up for the MSG Special Event.
Massive hip hop tour in 2023
Wanted to attend a live show this year but didn’t have the time?
We are here to help.
Here are just five of the biggest tours you won’t want to miss over the next few months.
• Run the Jewels
• 50 Cent by Busta Rhymes
• LL Cool J such as Big Boi and Salt-N-Pepa
• Lil Baby
who else is on the street? Check out our list of the 52 biggest tours of 2023 here.
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